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|Author||: Seth Wickersham|
|Total Pages||: 544|
|Genre||: Sports & Recreation|
Download It s Better to Be Feared Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
"Seth Wickersham has managed to do the impossible: he has pulled off the definitive document of the Belichick/Brady dynasty." --Bill Simmons, The Ringer The explosive, long-awaited account of the making of the greatest dynasty in football history--from the acclaimed ESPN reporter who has been there from the very beginning.
|Author||: Keith Langston|
|Publsiher||: Casemate Publishers|
|Total Pages||: 165|
Download British Steam Patriots Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
The Patriot class, often referred to as 'Baby Scots', were an immediate success displaying consistently good performance. The class was withdrawn over a two year period between 1960 and 1962 having all covered around 1.3 million miles each, unfortunately too early to be considered for preservation. The last two withdrawn were in good condition on withdrawal, but unfortunately all were scrapped.Although no Patriot in either rebuilt or unrebuilt forms survived into preservation a new 'Patriot' is under construction at the Llangollen Railway. The LMS-Patriot Project, a registered charity, is appealing for donations or regular contributions to build the new, 3 cylinder, Fowler designed, parallel boiler, 4-6-0 express passenger loco.Although mostly new, the group will use the leading wheel sets from two LMS 8F locomotives. An unrestored surviving LMS Fowler tender from Woodham Brothers Barry scrap yard will also be used for the project. The new build Patriot is being assembled at the Llangollen Railway Works, and will carry the number of the last built - LMS number 5551 or British Railways number 45551. After a public poll, the new Patriot locomotive will be named The Unknown Warrior, whose tomb is located in Westminster Abbey.The new Royal British Legion backed engine will be launched in late 2011 or early 2012 and this is the only 'official' book of the project. Containing hundreds of new, never before published photographs, British Steam - Patriot will tell the story of the engine from its original concept, follow its production throughout the building period and also its launch.The book will be endorsed by the Royal British Legion and promoted to all its members. This will be a must for all railway enthusiasts.
|Author||: Alan Gilbert|
|Publsiher||: University of Chicago Press|
|Total Pages||: 388|
Download Black Patriots and Loyalists Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
A surprising look at the roles of African Americans in the Revolutionary War: “An elegant and passionate writer, Alan Gilbert pulls no punches.”—Historian We think of the American Revolution as the war for independence from British colonial rule. But, of course, that independence actually applied to only a portion of the American population—African Americans would still be bound in slavery for nearly another century. Drawing on first-person accounts and primary sources, Alan Gilbert asks us to rethink what we know about the Revolutionary War, to realize that while white Americans were fighting for their freedom, many black Americans were joining the British imperial forces to gain theirs. Further, a movement led by sailors—both black and white—pushed strongly for emancipation on the American side. There were actually two wars being waged at once: a political revolution for independence from Britain, and a social revolution for emancipation and equality—planting the seeds for future freedom. “The personal stories of those who fought on the patriots’ side in an all-black regiment and on the loyalist side in exchange for a promise of freedom are fascinating and informative.”—Booklist
|Author||: Edwin C. Guillet|
|Publsiher||: University of Toronto Press|
|Total Pages||: 352|
Download The Lives and Times of the Patriots Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
The Lives and Times of the Patriots was first published in 1938, the centennial of the Upper Canadian Rebellion and the subsequent Patriot raids over the border from the United States. The Canadian part of the agitation for constitutional and social reform, long a subject of controversy and bitterness, is now generally considered to be, as Sir Wilfrid Laurier put it, a fight "for constitutional rights, not against the British Crown"; but very little in the American movement, allegedly in sympathy, can be justified, its aims and conduct being no better than—and often interior to—the Fenian Raids of some thirty years later. The story of the events and their consequences is unfolded from a wide coverage of source materials, and described from both Tory and Reform, Loyalist and Patriot point of view. Exciting trails and escapes from jails and forts follow one another in quick succession, and the lives and experiences of participants are traced around the world to the prison colony of Van Diemen's Land and home again, as diaries, letters, and narratives tell their story, supplemented and verified by official documents, contemporary newspapers, obituary notices, and tombstone inscriptions. Rare illustrations complement this careful account of what must be taken to be, with all its deficiencies, a notable episode in the history of human freedom.
|Author||: Donald Hubbard|
|Publsiher||: Triumph Books|
|Total Pages||: 256|
|Genre||: Sports & Recreation|
Download 100 Things Patriots Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
All sports fans want to see their team win the championship but being a fan is about more than watching your team win the big game. As part of an ongoing best selling series, "100 Things Patriots" helps New England lovers get the most out of being a fan. Get ready to enjoy your team on a new, more involved, level.
|Author||: Jonathan Trumbull,Joseph Gurley Woodward|
|Total Pages||: 42|
|Genre||: United States|
Download Vindications of Patriots of the American Revolution Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
|Author||: Eric Liu,Nick Hanauer|
|Publsiher||: Sasquatch Books|
|Total Pages||: 136|
|Genre||: Political Science|
Download The True Patriot Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
Over the course of a generation, patriotism in America has been hijacked by the right and abandoned by the left. But the principles and values of true patriotism – country above self, contribution above consumption, stewardship over exploitation, freedom with responsibility, purpose through sacrifice and service, pragmatism, a fair shot for all – are inherently progressive. The True Patriot, written in the pamphleteering style of Thomas Paine (Common Sense), challenges progressives to reclaim patriotism – and spells out just how to do it. This powerful and timely "little red book" combines a manifesto, a ten-principle plan, a model speech, and a moral code. Throughout, it weaves between the words of the authors and excerpts from foundational American texts and speeches, as well as a parade of iconic American images.